Month: January 2016

shirodhara
January 26, 2016
Shirodhara

SHIRODHARA: ANCIENT PRACTICE PROMOTES BALANCE AND PROFOUND RELAXATION

Shirodhara is a warm oil treatment based on the principles of Ayurvedic healing. Ayurveda is a holistic system that aims to balance the body, mind and spirit, through diet, herbal therapies, lifestyle choices, meditation and breathing techniques. The term Shirodhara is derived from two Sanskrit words, “shiro”, meaning head, and “dhara”, meaning flow. During Shirodhara massage, a steady flow of warm oil is poured onto the forehead, or the third eye, to relax the mind and stimulate mental … [Read more…]

massage
January 8, 2016
Special Massages

CONSIDER THE POWER OF TOUCH

Touch has incredible power. It has been shown to boost the immune system, relieve pain, impact infant development, enhance intelligence, strengthen relationships, improve mood, and calm fear. That’s a long list of abilities for something as simple as a pat on the arm, a brush on the hand, a hug, or a massage.  As we move into a season that celebrates romance and all of the ways in which we express emotion and feeling. I encourage you to consider the power of touch and to take some time — with … [Read more…]

January 3, 2016
Tips

4 TIPS FOR MAKING RESOLUTIONS THAT STICK

The New Year is a time when we reflect on where we are and where we want to be. We ponder, we pledge and we set new intentions. While half of us will spell out our resolutions, only 8% of us will be successful, according to Research Brain Statistic Institute. And, more than half of us are making the same resolution we made last year, says professor Madan Pillutla, London Business School. We’re busy and tired and we forget to take time for ourselves. And, now, we’re less happy as a result, … [Read more…]